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Oct 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
:45. prosecute police said they would use tear gas if they didn't go away and they kept their promise. is choking tear gas sfild the air in front of city hall as protestors scatte scatter. hour and a half earlier, police use grenade on washington and eighth street. demonstrator surrounded handful of police trying to make an arrest. some demonstrators flung paint at police in riot gear. moments before that, this. police arrested a man and woman on broadway as the crowd of several hundred tried to march toward police headquarters. police estimate between 400 500 protestors tonight. they say no injuries reported and tear gas episode tonight. around 6:00 o'clock they told the protestors to leave or tear gachlts protestors left and marched around the park but then came back again. more disburse orders given at that point. police unleash the tear gas and clearly don't want the protestors to reup frank plaza. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >> remarkable pictures that you brought us. flash bang grenad grenade. enormous amount of tear gas in the aivrment you were affected by this. so
KOFY
Oct 21, 2011 9:00pm PDT
of the iraq war. one of the most divisive conflicts in u.s. history. president says all-american troops will be withdrawn from the countries by year's end. the war and build-up to it sparked a number of mass demonstrations like this one in san francisco. and this garden of white crosses in lafayette protesting more than 4400 lives lost in the war. mark matthews with reaction to the president's decision from all sides. >> reporter: they say the president confided weeks ago that today's announcement was coming. >> we learned for several weeks now that, in fact, this would be the case. again we have been in close contact with the white house. >> zhee says she reminded the president of a resolution to cut off funding for the war. but it was iraq's decision to refuse immunity to u.s. troops that left the president no choice. stanford center on democracy. >> if you can exempt american troops from being liable to be tried in iraqi courts under iraqi law, we can't stay there under that circumstance. that is not a condition we can accept anywhere in the world. >> in early 2004, professor larry d
KOFY
Sep 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
from him as soon as we can but in the men time we have on the phone with us from the contra costa county fire department chief hue henderson. are you there. >> yes. >> i appreciate. tell us what is happening there right now in terms of the injured at least. how many are we dealing with? >>reporter: okay right now is we currently have 35 victims that are complaining of my nor pain to moderate injuries. we have 10 ambulances on scene that we are working on arranging transport to local hospitals with. we are in a rural area out on an island so getting patients moved and stuff right now is been a little tricky but we are working through that right now to make it work. >>reporter: okay chief sounds like all the injuries are minor to moderate. no life threatening injuries or serious noychlt life threatening injuries. the driver of the semi truck was uninjured and all the injuries are, were passengers aboard the amtrak train. >>reporter: okay. chief, before i let you go, any indication of what caused this? do you know a little bit more about it. trum bring the truck was on the
KOFY
Oct 12, 2011 9:00pm PDT
ads and the outlets told me tonight they are shocked. >> it it comes as a surprise to us. we always believed we were following the law and this is a legal product and we feel that with all of the problems going on in the country today why is the obama administration cracking down on medical marijuana? >> reporter: the bay hardian is one of many media -- bay guardian is one of many media outlets is accepting ads for medical marijuana outlets. >> last we are we paid $2 million in sales taxes to the state of california. $1.1 million in a special cannabis tax to the city of oakland. one has to question the wisdom of this kind of attack on a legal business which is creating jobs and tax revenue at a time of economic crisis. >> reporter: there are fears a crackdown could put some media outlets out of business. while california law permits the sale of federal pot, federal law prohibits people for placing ads for so-called illegal drugs. >> will you continue to sell ads. >> as long as it is legal in the state of california and the u.s. attorney doesn't tell to us stop. >> reporter: federal
KOFY
Oct 7, 2011 9:00pm PDT
to have more information for you as soon as we get it. stay here with us we'll keep you updated on his condition as soon as we find more information. >> we move next to a chilling story of how one man survived cupertino shooting rampage. co-worker believes almond targeted her enemy. days earlier the yawn said it would no longer defend him for complaints of unsafe driving. mike is the shop steward and tonight he tells his stories about playing dead so that he could live. here's david. >> he was quick. it wasn't just a bullet. bam bam bam. >>reporter: he and his co-workers sat stun and froze as almond shot them one at a time from one end of the table to the other. almond shooting a handgun. >> he started from the end of the table and started shooting down. difference the last one on the table. i was watching everything he was doing. i don't know when i got shot. i had to be facing him. bullet came in and came out of the back. >>reporter: he was shot through the upper right arm. he put the wounded arm over his head and played death as he fell to the floor. he believes that mo
KOFY
Oct 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
to you report.abc 7 news.com or e-mail us at you report at kg o tv.com and complete coverage of the effect of the storm in the morning of course in the morning news program l starting at 4:30 am. >> get back to more weather a little later on the hour. want to move on now. to other news. >> looking for answers and searching for some kind of resolution. family and friends are gathered in east palo alto tonight. city leaders figure out what to do after a 6-year-old girl was killed hit by a car in a crosswalk last week. john is live at council chambers in east palo alto with more on the story. >>reporter: the city council is in the building behind me. still discussing what they might want to do and also getting some community input. city officials said they had made changes at various crosswalk around the city but that there is room for improvement after this most recent fatal accident. last wednesday morning 6-year-old little girl was killed as she crossed bay road near gloria way. her mother was just a few feet away. teacher miss white parker going to work at different
KOFY
Oct 5, 2011 9:00pm PDT
of the rarest feats in human history, changed the way each of us views the world. and tonight, there are spontaneous gatherings at apple stores throughout the bay area. steve jobs battled heather health issues for years. alan wang is joining us from cupertino. >> the company mourns the man who changed apple into a game changer. steve jobs passed away around 4:30 this afternoon. one employee described the mood inside as muted. jobs was widely considered the creative visionary of apple who changed the world with the ipod, the iphone and the ipad. he was a marketing genius who combined art and technology while turning apple into the largest retailer of music with itunes. in 2008 he showed dramatic weight loss. in 2009, received a liver transplant. he took medical leave last january and stepped down as c.e.o. in august. no one here was surprised by today's news. >> it is somber for sure. but everybody's glad that the company is doing as well as it was. i think everybody realizes that he spent a lot of his last, you know, few years there making sure that things were ready to go. mo
KOFY
Oct 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
roommate tells us he has a two inch skull fracture in the area of his left forehead and doctors at highland hospital are deciding if surgery is necessary. right now it is unclear if he was hit with a rubber bullet or tear gas or smoke canister. >> it is unfortunate that that happened. i wish that it didn't happen and our goal obviously is not to cause injury to any one but unfortunately this happened and we regret that this injure are happened. >> reporter: doctors told his roommate that he was conscious when arrived at the hospital but was unable to speak more than in yes and no answers. >> really sad. and it makes me angry that two tours in iraq without any to come here andd tomorrow be shot by the people that are supposed to be protecting us. >> he moved here for a systems administration job at a company called owswob. he spent most of the two weeks camping overnight and came to oakland in support of occupy oakland. >> he comes here and now he has a fracture and he is in the hospital in serious condition, you know, with no one knowing exactly when he is going to recover and what conditio
KOFY
Oct 28, 2011 9:00pm PDT
the military of local police departments that allow them to use tear gas against protestors as happened tuesday night in oakland. >> many oakland resident questioning why the city is letting the occupty protestors set up camp again at frank plaza after kicking them out on tuesday. dozens of tent sprung up at the same site where they were removed tuesday that started this violent clash with police. police chief jordan defended the use of force saying that he will not tolerate any assault against police officers. meantime the city handed the protestors a list of safety sanitation requirements that include asking the protestors to not camp overnight in the plaza. >> i'm trying to meet with them. we don't want them to camp downtown. but although it might create great footage, my main concern is that people be safe. the. >> right in the crowd you see mayor kwan trying to talk with the occupty protestors last night but she was shouted down and she left. city promises to investigate allegations of misconduct and excessive use of force by the police. >>> certainly not the kind of attention oakla
KOFY
Oct 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
used their tasers and one had fired their gun. >> we're not releasing details as to what occurred too prompted the officers for their actions but we hope to release details tomorrow. >> the sergeant who fired the fatal shots has 28 years experience. the residents of complex and there were multiple shots fired. >> i heard gunshots. >> how many? >> three or four gunshots. >> reporter: the san jose police department has had six officer-involved shooting this year and three of them fatal. that is two more incidents than last year and double the number from 2009. independent police auditor is concerned. >>> it's very upsetting when anyone is killed. that there is so many this year. >> since they are not saying whether the suspect had a weapon residents are split on whether deadly force was necessary. >> i think, i've heard that witness to it, he did seem to have a weapon and was very hostile. >> you know the person has a weapon. >>> in six involved shootings there was one city complaint which is what triggers the police auditor to investigate. >> there was one involved the first officer-in
KOFY
Oct 3, 2011 9:00pm PDT
the water will be in the wine as well and we don't want that. >> growers tell us they can handle half inch of rain in the next few days no problem for the grape. able to dry out if the warm weather follows. if you want to summarize this, imagine a wine tasting few years from now and some affection lover saying i taste a little rain on october 3rd. reporting from the napa valley, abc 7 news. >>> prominent silicon valley democrat and supporter of president obama tried to warn the white house to stop the from the from visiting solyndra plant in may despite half billion dollar stimulus loan from the feds, that company filed for bankruptcy last mont month. david lou has the story from free mont. >> senior white house advisor to the president received several e-mails warning solyndra might fail and embarrass the president. one of those e-mails came just before president obama visited solyndra newly completed solar tube plant financed mostly by 5 35 million dollar federally backed stimulus loan. steve wesley who was california co-chair of the president 2008 campaign wanted to postpone the vi
KOFY
Oct 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
restraint. human rights group issued a statement today criticizing the use of tear gas tuesday night. they cite the case of injured protestors scott olson and others who were arrested and forcibly removed from the camp in both oakland and san francisco. in washington white house says president obama understands the protestors frustration but stress they need to uphold the law. >> we obviously believe and insist that everyone behave in a lawful manner. even as they are expressing justifiably their frustrations. >>reporter: spokesman says he has not specifically discussed the oakland protest with the president only the protest in general terms. >>> ininin san francisco mean te police are explaining why they have not shut down the up sf encampment. protestors still camped out at the her machine plaza despite plans for raid last night. the ff pd says they were ready to good in but ultimately decided they would not because they didn't want another situation like what happened in oakland tuesday night. >>> it looked like from the video that we saw on the news accounts that there was
KOFY
Oct 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
for us. tell us what you know about the most recent event and ask you few more questions. what happened tonight? >> what happened tonight was that we had a very similar earthquake, we'll call it an aftershock, it occurred six hours after the previous earthquake. it gave us a really good jolt. i felt it here in menlo park. it's located in a cluster of earthquakes we've had our eye on for about 40 years. this region has a lot of these moderate sized and small sized earthquakes near the berkeley campus. >> does this have to produce a much learjs quake in this area where there has been a cluster of quakes? >> the possibility this would be followed by a much larger earthquake is quite small. this including terrify has been active for a long time, as i mentioned. it's unlikely that foretells a much larger earthquake. that probability is down in a few percent. 95 or 97 or higher probability level this will not be followed by a 5. m less likely it would be followed by a significant earthquake. so it's more in the realm of really good warning for people to get prepared and to remind us all we're
KOFY
Oct 10, 2011 9:00pm PDT
and help us take the dangerous person off the street. >>reporter: san jose state officials say the area where the shooting occurred is not an area that students frequent and point out it is about a mile from campus. >>> there's been another officer involved shooting in san jose. happened this morning. it is the third time police officer has shot someone there since friday and the fourth so far this month by law enforcement. vick lehas the latest. >> on friday 27-year-old jason evans grabbed an officer gun which went off during a struggle. no one was hit. police charged evan with attempted murder. on saturday a sheriff's deputy fired ato mary mug. investigators say he was behaving in a threatening manner. the deputy fired several rounds. he was not hit. he ran into the fire department training center where he was captured. of 5:30 this morning. police responded to reports of gunshots near this drive. it startled martha's grand-daughter. >> show said she heard all kinds of shots and showed a car take off real fast. that's what woke her up. >>reporter: police searched the nei
KOFY
Oct 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
that was used to kill the students. >> the officers did the appropriate thing. >> san jose state officials say between january and may of this year they lived in the same dorm campus village. >> we deal with the loss of the two lives, our campus remains safe. >> police say they now believe his motives to kill his friends involved drugs. >> in dealing or using them. we have evidence that shows that he knew eric and communicated with eric and they party together. >> people live near where the murder happened they are relieved that the killer is not on the loose. >> now i know more about the situation, it's not like people getting shot, innocent people. it's drug related. >> police believe that moreno only killed christy that she was eric's girlfriend and she was a victim of circumstance. karina rusk, "abc 7 news." >> the hells angel who they say shot and killed a biker has been identified. the search is now underway for steven ruiz but police admit he may be dead. they say he gunned down 52-year-old a man after a confrontation at a grave side service for funeral saturday for jeffrey pedigrew. >>
KOFY
Oct 19, 2011 9:00pm PDT
they tried to use tranquilizers. >> we just had a huge tiger, adult tiger, got a tranquilizer in it and went crazy. started to take off and headed away from us to the wooded area and our officers put it down. >> reporter: ohio has more incidents with exotic animals than any other state and its laws are among the most lenient in the country. >> we do have lax laws. i will do everything i can to put these people out of business. >>> the search continues in gold iten gate park meantime for a hawk that apparently was shot with a nail gun. wildlife rescue group searched for several hours for the red tail hawk. it was spotted with a nail extending through the front of its head as you can see in the picture there. red hail hawks are protected under federal law. >>> a lot more to bring you here on the news at 9:00. friends and employees say goodbye to apple cofounder steve jobs. what happened at the private memorial today. >>> the number of your facebook friends could determine how smart you are. wellie plain that. >>> a bit of hollywooded >>> a bit of hollywooded glamour comes to the bay area look,
KOFY
Oct 13, 2011 9:00pm PDT
pipeline is being used. and lawmakers are taking steps to change that. we saw firsthand the damage they can cause when the natural gas leak from the pipeline caused this fire in coope coopertino ts summer. >> this dramatic fire in roseville on september 28th should have never happened. they say the recommendations by the national transportation safety board in 1998 were simply ignored. >> they made recommendations that were very clear and concise, and pg&e didn't follow them and the public utilities didn't require them to follow them. >> the legislation revealed today would require the utility commission to follow recommendations made and that's something thatled residents here support. >> the general idea is like, oh, boy, is it ever needed. thank goodness. >> pg&e admits that it knew about the safety concerns of the adelaide pipe. and it's stepping up efforts to fix those problems. >> we kept a close eye on the system over the years and if there's an area where it was creating more than typical, and we go in to make it stronger. >> there are weekly gas inspections at the coopertino causew
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Oct 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
: the activists are with u.s. uncut, opposing any cuts to public services. murdock, they claim is, trying to benefit from public education. generation wireless makes software for schools. murdoch was invited by former florida governor jeb bush who now heads a nonprofit think tank. bush has long supported charter schools, performance-based charter school pay and digitized learning. >> this conference is about how do you make a profit out of this fiscal crisis. there's very little about academic achievement. it is about how do you get a return from your dollar. this is rupert murdoch-ville. >> he is a controversial figure and during his speech, mentioned steve jobs, considered by many to be an icon, a visionary. >> mon none lease -- mon none e like our public school system do not work and therefore parents deserve school vouchers. >> they marched in favor of vouchers but protestors still heckledmurdoch. >> well, it makes everything a little more interesting. >> he thought he had a deal with the public schools but the deal fell threw because of the phone-hacking scandal involving his newspa
KOFY
Oct 24, 2011 9:00pm PDT
in antioch. witnesses tell us police chased a man into a garage on lemon tree way where he opened fire and they shot him multiple times. friend of the man who was shot says that he had shot at a police dog when police shot and killed hi him. so far police have not giving us details of the shooting but we are running it down. we have a reporter on the scene. more for you as soon as we get it. certainly full live report coming up on 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >> mean time san jose police release the 911 dispatch recordings from the seventh officer involved shooting this year. >> has a gun in the waist band visual. he's breathing lying down. >> gun in waist band breathing laying down. >>reporter: police respond to deluxe motel on east broke road yesterday. after reports of a suspicious man with a gun. officers found him in a stairwell and fired several times when they say he reached for the gun in his waist band. suspect is believed to have been intoxicated. he remains in the hospital tonight. 4 officers involved have been replace -- have been placed on routine paid admi
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Oct 6, 2011 9:00pm PDT
hopes will quote break up the expan expanding criminal network that uses those did he advice from his jail cell. more tonight from annette in sacramento. >>reporter: after prison guards confiscated more than 10,000 could be tra band cell phone in state prison so far this year including 2 from notorious killer charles manso manson, governor brown gave hint last week he wanted to crack down on the out of control problem. >> we have individuals who are dedicated to their gang membership who order people to be killed, who order crimes to be committed on the outside. >>reporter: the governor signed a bill that would make ate miss at the mean or to smuggle a cell phone into state prison whether an employee or visiting family member. he even issued an executive order to move ahead with technology that blocks incoming and outgoing calls and messages from unauthorized cell phones. >> message to the inmate is that a it's no longer tolerate tolerated. we'll get the phones out of the system and safety of staff inmates and the public is going to be increased nishtion sacramento, abc 7 new new
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Oct 11, 2011 9:00pm PDT
home not jail up vacant property to make their case. that empty housing should be used to house the city homeless. san francisco pd had to close geary between poll being and van ness for few minutes tonight as they search inside the vacant charlie hotel. about 20 officers in riot gear removed banner and other belongings. police say those inside were going to be arrested for trespassing and didn't find anyone inside. >> the plan to go forward is to occupy him if open for others that need housing and need shelter as long as possible. >>reporter: earlier the tactical unit went inside another vacant hotel searching for people who occupied the building last night. ut after a 3 hour search they found no one in there either. >> more to bring you here on the news at 9:00. one of the fbi most wanted for more than a decade. just ahead. woman who finally brought down accused mass murderer james whitey bul bullger. stray cat eventually led to his capture. >> plus most homeowners are not fully protected if disaster strikes. michael has some tips for to you make sure that you have the
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